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What the best home remedy for a scratchy throat?

What the best home remedy for a scratchy throat?

Voice rest: And salt water gargles and rest.If this is not a result of cheering for your team then it may be the start of a viral sore throat.Back to answer # 1:voice rest, warm saline gargles and personal rest.I'd also advise chicken noodle soup as well.If mom can prepare it you'll recover faster. ...Read more

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What are the best remedies for a sore throat?

What are the best remedies for a sore throat?

Sore throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat a sore throat with home remedies?

What is the best way to treat a sore throat with home remedies?

Sore throat: Home treatment is usually all that is needed for a sore throat caused by a virus. These tips may help you feel better. Gargle with warm salt water to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort: gargle at least once each hour with 1 tsp (5 g) of salt dissolved in 8 fl oz (240 ml) of warm water. If you have postnasal drip, gargle often to prevent more throat irritation. ...Read more

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What is the quickest cure for a sore throat?

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What is the quickest cure for a sore throat?

Symptom treatment: Most sore throats are due to a virus. That means the best way to deal with it is by treating your symptoms. Drinking lots of liquids will help to sooth and moisturize your throat and wash out the virus. Some people find hot liquids more comforting. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen often help and so does extra rest. Antibiotics are of no benefit, unless your sore throat is due to strep. Then the are a must. ...Read more

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What's the fastest home remedy for a sore throat for singers.?

What's the fastest home remedy for a sore throat for singers.?

Doctor can evaluate: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Sore throat lozenges containing an anesthetic can relieve pain temporarily. ...Read more

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What's the best cure for a sore throat?

What's the best cure for a sore throat?

It May Vary: The best cure for a sore throat will depend upon the etiology or what caused the sore throat as well as what symptoms you are experiencing as sore throats may have multiple causes. Your primary physician can provide you with a solution after evaluating you. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for a stuffed nose?

What is the best home remedy for a stuffed nose?

Depends: On the reason for a stuffy nose.. But the best home remedy is salt water nose drops. Just rinsing the nose with saline helps decrease stuffiness and reduces swelling of the mucous membranes. It is safest to get over the counter nose drops like little noses or ayr or ocean nose drops. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a home remedy for curing a sore throat?

Anyone know what is a home remedy for curing a sore throat?

Marshmallow root: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Consider making tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve throat pain. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure a sore throat?

What is the best way to cure a sore throat?

Sore Throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for sore joints?

What is the best remedy for sore joints?

Heat.: A warm soak, hot compresses, or a paraffin bath (not too hot - keep it 110 degrees or less) can improve discomfort and stiffness in joints without any systemic side effects. ...Read more

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What would be the most effective remedy for cure a sore throat?

What would be the most effective remedy for cure a sore throat?

SORE throat suggest: Hydrate, lozenges especially cepacol which has mild anesthetic properties, tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil, throat coat tea are suggestions. Gargle with an Aspirin dissolved in salt water. If fever, large lymph glands, or infected looking tonsils then get culture for strep. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for sore throat? thank you so much.

What is the best home remedy for sore throat? thank you so much.

Sore Throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have Strep Throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for a hoarse voice from sore throat?

What is the best remedy for a hoarse voice from sore throat?

Rest: Your best bet is rest and not using voice and speaking as little as possible. But anti inflammatories like Ibuprofen can help. If more serious then cortisone can help too. Drink cold fluids too. But if symptoms not improving see your doctor for sure. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best home remedy for a ear ache?

Need advice on what is the the best home remedy for a ear ache?

Why home remedy?: Why a home remedy? If you don't know how to cure this pain, you most likely are unsure of the actual cause. Suggest you see an ENT to diagnose the cause and offer a cure. Better than leaving it alone or searching for a home remedy. Just get seen and get it fixed. ...Read more

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What is the best home remedy for a ringworm?

What is the best home remedy for a ringworm?

Dermatomycosis: There are numerous otc anti-fungal preparations. Discuss with your friendly pharmacist and they will guide you to these. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for a sore throat and dry cough?

What is the best cure for a sore throat and dry cough?

ST: Fluids, lozenges. Not smoking. Treat the possibles cause (i.E, allergies, cold, reflux, excessive screaming, avoid dust & dry air), dental problems. ...Read more

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What is best home remedy for a blocked nose?

What is best home remedy for a blocked nose?

Blocked nose: There are several causes of nasal obstruction including congestion from allergies and anatomical issues, too. The only way to tell the cause is to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a hoarse throat?

What is the best treatment for a hoarse throat?

Voice rest: And salt water gargles and rest.If this is not a result of cheering for your team then it may be the start of a viral sore throat.Back to answer # 1:voice rest, warm saline gargles and personal rest.I'd also advise chicken noodle soup as well.If mom can prepare it you'll recover faster. ...Read more

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